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Francois Van Coke

Francois Van Coke

Francois van Coke is playing to the crowd. There’s no guitar, microphone or amp, just a loaded barbell – and a few people listening to his gravelly, award-winning baritone. But then the mood changes. The people disperse, and it’s just Van Coke and the barbell, his easy-going smile replaced by a focused glare. He grips the bar and 3, 2, 1, lifts with the same confidence and concentration he shows each time he picks up his guitar. He’s here to sweat, not sing; but this is his stage, and he’s here to

Toe vind ek jou ft Karen Zoid

FRANCOIS VAN COKE rose to fame as the iconic front man of legendary South African rock bands Fokofpolisiekar and the defunct Van Coke Kartel before he kicked his solo career into gear in 2015 with the release of ‘Toe Vind Ek Jou’ featuring Karen Zoid.

Dagdrome in suburbia ft Spoegwolf

This video was captured at Liefde By Die Dam on Sunday 4 Aug in Johannesburg by Pierre Theron, Alan Sayers, André Badenhorst and Jaco S. Venter.